Tuesday’s Headlines

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Downtown Denver viewed through the haze of Colorado’s “brown cloud” on March 6. Photo: Andy Bosselman

From Streetsblog

  • The Trump administration could kill state regulations that limit vehicle emissions and promote sales of electric vehicles. The EPA rule, expected this summer, could lead to more air pollution in Colorado and threaten federal funding for highway and public transportation projects. (Streetsblog Denver)

Other news

  • CDOT’s $1.6 billion budget has problems, including poor detection of employee fraud, spending more than approved and “not maximizing its available funding.” (CPR)
  • Denver City Council approved a low-density development plan for northeast neighborhoods like Green Valley Ranch. (Denver Post)
  • A new climate unit will help the state monitor and regulate greenhouse gas emissions. (CPR)
  • Interior Secretary David Bernhardt doesn’t think the climate crisis a threat to Colorado’s national parks. (Colorado Independent)
  • This week, 2,500 cyclists will participate in the Ride the Rockies cycling tour. (5280)
  • “60 people ignored the warning about ‘friends in tow places’ and parked illegally at Garth Brooks’ Denver show.” (9 News)
  • Denver Air Quality Index: 6 a.m.: 44 Good. Yesterday’s max: 74 Moderate.
  • National headlines at Streetsblog USA.

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